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Waihee-Waiehu, HI Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in Waihee-Waiehu is much lower than Hawaii average and is lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Waihee-Waiehu is about the same as Hawaii average and is much lower than the national average.

Topics:Earthquake IndexVolcano IndexTornado IndexOther Weather Extremes EventsVolcanos NearbyHistorical Earthquake EventsHistorical Tornado Events

Earthquake Index, #89

Waihee-Waiehu, HI
0.86
Hawaii
13.37
U.S.
1.81

The earthquake index value is calculated based on historical earthquake events data using USA.com algorithms. It is an indicator of the earthquake level in a region. A higher earthquake index value means a higher chance of an earthquake.

Volcano Index, #116

Waihee-Waiehu, HI
0.0259
Hawaii
0.2155
U.S.
0.0023

The volcano index value is calculated based on the currently known volcanoes using USA.com algorithms. It is an indicator of the possibility of a region being affected by a possible volcano eruption. A higher volcano index value means a higher chance of being affected.

Tornado Index, #151

Waihee-Waiehu, HI
1.86
Hawaii
7.95
U.S.
136.45

The tornado index value is calculated based on historical tornado events data using USA.com algorithms. It is an indicator of the tornado level in a region. A higher tornado index value means a higher chance of tornado events.

Other Weather Extremes Events

A total of 311 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Waihee-Waiehu, HI were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:0Dense Fog:0Drought:0
Dust Storm:0Flood:53Hail:1Heat:0Heavy Snow:0
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:1Landslide:0Strong Wind:0
Thunderstorm Winds:3Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:15Winter Storm:0Winter Weather:0
Other:238 

Volcanos Nearby

A total of 4 volcanoes are found in or near Waihee-Waiehu, HI.

Distance (miles)NameRegionLatitudeLongitudeElevation (foot)TypeStatusLast Eruption
22.3HaleakalaHawaiian Is, United States20.708-156.253055Shield volcanoHistoricalLast known eruption 1700-1799
24.7KahoolaweHawaiian Is, United States20.57-156.57450Shield volcanoHoloceneUnknown
88.8KoolauHawaiian Is, United States21.37-157.8941Shield volcanoHoloceneUnknown
94.5HualalaiHawaiian Is, United States19.692-155.872523Shield volcanoHistoricalLast known eruption 1800-1899

Historical Earthquake Events

A total of 13 historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Waihee-Waiehu, HI.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
33.11938-01-236.8N/A21-156
39.81981-03-055.1N/A21.43-156.8
21.71970-10-254.9821.01-156.83
30.71981-03-064.9N/A21.16-156.91
15.71979-08-144.52420.82-156.29
42.41973-10-134.31520.63-155.93
17.61972-03-274.13821.03-156.26
19.21976-05-244.1N/A20.8-156.24
20.41963-03-253.93520.78-156.23
48.11971-03-313.81420.28-156.22
14.01965-07-073.61320.72-156.5
19.71977-07-293.5820.77-156.25
28.91979-01-023.51220.95-156.06

Historical Tornado Events

No historical tornado events that had recorded magnitudes of 2 or above found in or near Waihee-Waiehu, HI.

No historical earthquake events found in or near Waihee-Waiehu, HI.


* The information on this page is based on the global volcano database, the U.S. earthquake database of 1638-1985, and the U.S. Tornado and Weather Extremes database of 1950-2010.


 
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